March 10, 2015

Bridge to New Jobs! – $450,000 Infrastructure Grant to Support Job Creation in Mocksville

The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority has awarded the Town of Mocksville a $450,000 grant from the Industrial Development Fund to install a new road and bridge on Quality Drive in the Southpoint Business Park.  This bridge and road infrastructure will open up approximately 85 acres of land for future development. There are immediate plans to develop three of the new parcels of land with buildings that could total over 400,000 square feet of industrial space available for new businesses, potentially providing hundreds of jobs over the next five years.  For the right project, one of the buildings could be […]
March 2, 2015

All Veterans Invited! Veterans Coffee Event Starts this Thursday, March 5 in Mocksville

A Veterans’ Coffee will be held in Mocksville on the first Thursday of each month beginning this Thursday, March 5, from 8:30‐10:30 am at Sagebrush Steakhouse, 1562 Yadkinville Road.  Veterans will have the opportunity to meet, share stories, and enjoy informal presentations by community organizations in Davie County. Don Timmons, Event Coordinator and Vietnam veteran, explained Hospice & Palliative CareCenter’s involvement. “We are inviting local veterans to enjoy these Coffee events as our way of saying thanks for your service, to provide an opportunity for fellowship and camaraderie and also to offer access to local resources that our veterans may […]
February 19, 2015

Tell Cold Weather to Take a Hike – Popsicle 5K Run This Saturday in Mocksville!

Join us for the 4th Annual Popsicle 5k Run this Saturday, Febryary 21, 2015 at Mocksville Elementary School on Cemetery Street in Mocksville.  New and Improved with a certified course! All abilities are welcome! The route begins at Mocksville Elementary across from Rich Park and goes through downtown Mocksville. The Davie Community Foundation’s Annual 5K “Popsicle” run was the inspiration for the cover of the July 2013 Reader’s Digest.  Reason Number 28:  “We Tell Cold Weather to Take a Hike.  The Popsicle 5K in Davie County, North Carolina, an annual fundraiser for local youth projects, lives up to its chilly […]
February 13, 2015

Congratulations – WinMock at Kinderton Earns Top Wedding Venue Award!

WinMock at Kinderton has been awarded the 2015 Couples’ Choice Award® by WeddingWire.  The Couples’ Choice Awards recognize the top five percent of local Wedding Professionals from throughout the United States, Canada and abroad that demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. “What we value most about this award is that it is based solely on client reviews and service consistency,” shared Wayne Thomas, owner of WinMock at Kinderton and parent firm Sterling Events Group. “From day one we have prided ourselves on sustaining the quality of our product and adhering to service excellence. To be recognized nationally and […]
February 6, 2015

Top 10 Stories of the Year: 2014 Economic Development Highlights

2014 was an outstanding year of growing opportunity for businesses and citizens.  Davie County and the Davie County Economic Development Commission continue to play a leadership role in job creation. In late 2013, the Davie County Economic Development Commission set a goal to raise $1,000,000 over the next five years to implement a strategic plan to create jobs and grow the local economy.   The plan, “Together we are Davie!” has as its fundamental goals to realize more than $100,000,000 in new capital investment and to create 1,200 new primary jobs over five years. The five-year economic growth initiative will utilize […]
January 28, 2015

Congratulations “Best of Davie” and Chamber Award Recipients!

The 2014 “Best of Davie” awards were announced at the 45th Annual Davie County Chamber Awards Gala and Annual Meeting held at Winmock at Kinderton on Thursday, January 22nd.   In addition to the Best of Davie Awards, the annual Davie Chamber Awards were presented to the following Davie Chamber members. Member of the Year 2014 Tom Lentz – Davie Electrical Co. Small Business of the Year 2014 Subway of Mocksville Business of the Year 2014 Twin City Youth Soccer Association E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award Dr. Darrin Hartness   Voting for the 2014 Best of Davie Awards was open to all members […]
January 21, 2015

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS – Dozens of Openings

Dozens of full time and part time job openings in and around Davie County have been posted this week to the Davie County Jobs listing. You can help by Sharing… Hit the “Share” button below and tell your friends about this job resource to help connect job seekers with local employers while helping local businesses find local talent. New Job Openings Posted Daily Here is a sampling of openings posted this week:  Distribution Center at Ashley Furniture, Material Handler at Ingersoll Rand, Equipment Operator at Vulcan Materials, F/T Deli/Bakery at Food Lion, Scheduler at Reeb Millwork, Elementary Math Tutor in […]
January 12, 2015

2nd Annual Best of Davie Awards – Vote Online today!

Please vote online today for “THE BEST” in over 20 categories in the 2nd Annual Best of Davie Awards! We all know just how special our community is—and judging from all the new businesses and enterprises choosing to locate here it seems the word is starting to spread.  Now the Davie County Chamber of Commerce is giving you a chance to highlight the businesses, services, and destinations that make Davie County so appealing with its 2nd Annual “Best of Davie Awards.” This new component of the Chamber’s iSHOPDAVIE initiative offers residents and visitors alike the chance to nominate and vote […]
January 7, 2015

Arctic Air Arrives – School Delays and Duke Energy asks Customers to Reduce Electricity Use During Next 24 Hours

From Davie County Schools web site: Due to the below freezing wind chill advisory in effect for tomorrow morning, Davie County Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay for students on Thursday, January 8, 2015.  Staff will report on regular schedule.  Now, Duke Energy officials are asking customers to reduce electricity use during the next 24 hours to help avoid potential high-energy demand on the electrical grid caused by frigid temperatures. “The forecasted conditions are very similar to those we experienced last January during the Polar Vortex, and are affecting a large portion of the country,” said Nelson Peeler, Duke Energy vice president […]